Ink-jet printing of viable cells

Thomas Boland
Crisp Wilson William

Document Type Patent


A method for forming an array of viable cells is provided. In one embodiment, the method comprises ink-jet printing a cellular composition containing cells onto a substrate. Upon printing, at least about 25% of the cells remain viable after incubation for 24 hours at C. in a 5% CO.sub.2/95% O.sub.2 environment.